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CIA to fuse troops' opinions in war analysis

The CIA is giving the military a greater say in the debate over how the war in Afghanistan is going by allowing battlefield commanders to weigh into the analysis at early stages.

Friday - 10/14/2011, 04:34pm EDT

Executive Order details post-WikiLeaks approach to secure sharing

President Obama has codified several initiatives that were developed after classified data became public. The Information Sharing Environment's mission has been extended to help coordinate the development of standards to securely share classified information.

Thursday - 10/13/2011, 05:43am EDT

Intelligence community will recruit despite budget cuts

James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, and CIA Director David Petraeus say they will protect the intelligence workforce against an impending budget squeeze. They told lawmakers they will look for cuts in technology and contracting instead.

Wednesday - 09/14/2011, 05:27am EDT

National security federal workforce faces challenges ahead

John Palguta, vice president for policy at the Partnership for Public Service, joined the Federal Drive to discuss the changes for federal employees working in homeland defense and security as those efforts continue amid tighter budgets.

Thursday - 09/08/2011, 10:26am EDT

9/11 panel cites unfinished business

The chairman and vice chairman of the 9/11 Commission released a scorecard Wednesday evaluating the government's progress toward implementing the recommendations they made in 2004. Nine critical areas have yet to be addressed, according to the report card.

Thursday - 09/01/2011, 06:37am EDT

Creation of DHS, intelligence office a 'cautionary tale'

A new report from the Partnership for Public Service and Booz Allen Hamilton examines the federal reorganizations after 9/11 that created DHS and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. The report said the creation of the two huge federal entities offers "cautionary tale" in management and leadership.

Tuesday - 08/30/2011, 10:30am EDT

Monday morning federal headlines - August 29

On today's Federal Drive: in Hurricane Irene's aftermath, some federal buildings are closed because of power outages, the Energy Department is guaranteeing loans for a solar power project and the National Transportation Safety Board is studying experimental aircraft.

Monday - 08/29/2011, 07:50am EDT

Speed dating for technologists

If you have a good idea for INSA, you could be invited to present your proposal in front of a panel of 75 technologists and scientists. We learn more about how to become the Next Intelligence Innovation Idol from Ellen McCarthy, President of INSA.

Friday - 05/20/2011, 09:31am EDT

Senate confirms O'Sullivan as ODNI deputy

Friday - 02/18/2011, 07:25pm EST

Tarasiuk to be next ODNI CIO

The Office of the Director for National Intelligence has a new chief information officer - Al Tarasiuk.

Thursday - 02/17/2011, 01:02pm EST

Spy chief: Cyber war is 'battleground of future'

Thursday - 02/10/2011, 07:39pm EST

OMB wants classified systems assessed

Agencies must evaluate their security systems to ensure classified information remains secret. OMB, with guidance from ISOO and ODNI, has a battery of questions for agency heads in their second memo after the release of documents on WikiLeaks.

Tuesday - 01/04/2011, 03:34pm EST

National Intelligence CIO Guthrie resigns

Priscilla Guthrie spent about 18 months as CIO before stepping down effective Friday.

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 03:07pm EST

Weakest link in federal hiring is at the start

In federal hiring, officials always have to strike a balance: fill the job as quickly as possible, while looking for the right candidate from as big a pool of applicants as possible. A new report suggests evaluating candidates is the weakest part of the entire hiring process.

Friday - 08/27/2010, 07:39am EDT

Ron Sanders offers lessons learned

Through nearly four decades of public service, Ron Sanders led major organizational and personnel reforms in critical areas of the federal government. We learn more from the Sammies award finalist.

Monday - 08/02/2010, 10:41am EDT

ODNI stalemate thaws in the Senate

Pledging to increase trust with Congress, retired Air Force Lt. Gen. James R. Clapper said Tuesday he would be candid with lawmakers if confirmed as the next director of national intelligence. We get more from Susan Crabtree,senior editor for The Hill.

Wednesday - 07/21/2010, 09:30am EDT

Keeping the best: Tips for retaining a talented workforce

The Office of Personnel Management, as well as all other federal agencies, spend a lot of time thinking about, and working toward, recruiting and hiring new federal employees. But keeping the talented people the government already has doesn't get as much attention. Angela Bailey, Dr. Ronald Sanders, and Linda Springer gave their expert assessments of this issue during the latest In Depth Conversation.

Monday - 07/19/2010, 06:29pm EDT

Officers to get guidelines for open-source intel

U.S. intelligence analysts that cull through unclassified, publicly available information will soon get new guidelines.

Monday - 06/21/2010, 01:36pm EDT

Information sharing challenges ahead for Paul

Kshemendra Paul, the new Program Manager for the Information Sharing Environment, must reestablish the role of the organization, experts say. James Carafano of Heritage says Paul must convince and educate the intelligence community about the value of the ISE. Jim Dempsey of the Markle Foundation Task Force says Paul must figure out the ISE's relationship with other information sharing organizations in the government.

Wednesday - 06/02/2010, 07:26am EDT

OMB's Paul to lead information sharing environment

Kshemendra Paul moves from the OMB chief architect to the Program Manager for the Information Sharing Environment. He will lead the work on information sharing standards, policies and procedures.

Friday - 05/28/2010, 07:06am EDT
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